Questions for Thursday

What if you got the job as President of the United States and after a few years decided you didn’t like it?

You’ve interviewed, campaigned, kissed-ass, lied (white…), traded favors, and now you’re in. But your phone rings 24hrs a day, wars break out, you can’t even go to a Starbucks and read the paper. Feeling overwhelmed by the sea of pettiness and congressional corruption, you’reĀ getting tired of the cool travel perks, and great cooking, maybe this job wasn’t really as dreamy as you thought.

And for oil speculators $CL_F

Oil is over $100 presumably due to the IAEA seeking a visit to Iran and the tennis match between Iran and Israel, but the weakening global economy would argue for lower demand, so who’s gaming who here?

Virgin Money buys Northern Rock.

Is Sir Richard Branson to the UK as Donald Trump is to the US? (Don’t read this about Trump’s Panama Ocean Club…)

Sir Richard Branson Spaceport